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His chief Poetical Works 240

Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity 241

Lyeidas 243

Scene from Com us 249

Invocation to Light 252

Eve's Account of her Creation 253

Evening in Paradise 254

Rome 267

Athens 257

Sainton's Lamentation for his Blind-

ness 258

Sonnet on his own Blindness 259

To Cyriack Skinner 200

To a Virtuous Young Lady 200

Ilis Prose Works 200

He consecrates Ids Powers to the Cause

of Truth—Studies and Preparation

for his great work 261

Argument for the Liberty of the Press 205

England and London 26G

Reform 206

The Power of Truth 207

The Poet s Morning 208

Symmons's Estimate of his Character 26S

Sir Egerton Brydges'fl Estimate 268

EDWARD HYDE, EARL OF CLAREN-

DON 269

John Hampden 270

Character of Charles I., (note) 270

Lord Falkland 272

SIR MATTHEW HALE 274

Lord Erskine's Encomium, (note)-** - 274

Cowper's Encomium, (note) 274

To his Children—upon regulating their

conversation 275

ISAAC BARROW 278

Duty of Bounty to the Poor 278

The Structure of the Body a Proof of

Divine Wisdom 280

Guilt of making man Property, (note) 280

What is Wit? 281

Knowledge a Source of Delight 282

ANDREW MARYELL 282

Bacon on Knowledge, (note) 282

Doleful Evils of the Press 283

Parody on Charles IL'l Speeches 284

Friendship of Marvell and Milton 285

Milton ■ 286

His Poetry—The Emigrants 286

The Nymph complaining for the Death

of her Fawn 287

OWEN FELLTnAM 288

We are Happy or Miserable by Com-

parison 289

On Prayer 289

Of Faith and Works 290

Sedulity and Diligence - 290

Content makes Rich 291

Morning and Evening Prayer 292

SAMUEL BUTLER 292

Maeaulny's Character of the Puritans,

(note) 293

Description of Hudibras 293

Hudibras's Logic 294

His Mathematics 296

His Metaphysics 295

ALEXANDER POPE.

Pride 464

Sound an Echo to the Sense 455

Evanescence of Poetic Fame 455

The Scale of Being 458

Omnipresence of the Deity 457

Address to Bolinghroke 457

The Toilet 458

Description of Belinda 458

The Baron offers Sacrifice for Success- 459

The Sylphs—their Functions 459

The Dying Christian 461

Itis Prose 4«2

Letter to Steele on Early Death 462

Shakspaare 463

Homer and Virgil compared 464

KOBERT BLAIR 466

The 0 rare 466

Death-divided Friendships 466

Death, the good Man's Path to rjeaven 466

JAMES THOMSON 468

Lores of tho Birds 469

A Summer Scene 470

A Thunder-Shower 470

Summer Evening 470

Tho Springs of Rivers 471

A Man perishing in tho Snows of

Winter 472

The various Sufferings in Winter • • ■ ■ 473

Moral of the Seasons 473

Hymn on the Seasons 474

From tho Castle of Indolence 477

ISAAC WATTS 479

A Summer Evening 4S0

Tho Rose 481

Few nappy Matches 481

Looking Upward 482

Seeking a divine Calm in a restless

World 483

Launching into Eternity 483

His Proso 484

General Directions relating to our

Ideas 484

Rules for Improvement hy Conversa-

tion 486

OONYERS MIDDLETON 489

Cicero offers nimself to tho Bar 490

Close of Cicero's Consulship 491

Character of Pompey 492

HENRY ST. JOHN (DOLINGBROKE) - ■ 494

Absurdities of Useless Learning 495

The Use of History 497

The World our Country 497

Fortune not to be trusted 498

PHILIP DODDRIDGE 499

Letter to a Female Friend 500

Letter to his Wife 601

The true Use of Learning 602

Worldly Cares 602

His Poetry 503

The Sabbath 503

Self-examination 503

Entering into Covenant 604

JOSEl'n BUTLER 504

Christianity a Scheme imperfectly

comprehended 507

Our own Reason, and Others' Experi-

ence to be used 643

SIR WILLIAM BLACKSTONE 645

The Lawyer's Farewell to his Muse* • • 645

SAMUEL JOHNSON 647

Lines of Garriek, (noto) 648

Letter to Lord Chesterfield 649

The Voyage of Lifo 653

Knowledge to be accommodated to the

Purposes of Life 656

Right Improvement of Time 657

Duty of Forgiveness 059

Solitude not Desimblo 660

Gayety and Good Humor 661

The Conversation of Authors 661

Books and Tmdition 662

Prevention of Evil Habits 662

From the Preface to his Dictionary* • • 662

Reflections on Landing at Iona 663

Picture of the Miseries of War 664

Pamllel between Dryden and Pope* • • 665

Sbakspeare 660

The Fate of Poverty 669

Cardinal Wolsey -• 669

Charles xII 670

Obiects of Petition 671

Folly of Procmstination 671

MRS. 0REVILLE 672

Pmyer for Indifference 672

ROBERT LOWTn 873

Philosophy and Poetry compared as

Sources of Pleasure and Instrnc-

tion 674

Utility of Poetry, by Leigh Hunt, (note) 674

Sublimity of the Prophet Isaiah 678

THOMAS WARTON 0S0

The Hamlet, an Ode 681

The Crusade, an Ode 682

WILLIAM ROBERTSON 684

Resignation of ChurlesV. 684

Columbus discovering America 687

EDWARD GIBBON 0K8

His Birth 689

Edncation 089

First Love 690

Interview with his Father 691

Publication of his History 692

Completion of his History 693

Invention and Use of Gunpowder ••• . 804

SIR WILLIAM JONES ȣ

The Bible $W

An Ode

Description of Milton's Besidence 808

ROBERT BURNS JJJ

Professor Wilson's Remarks 701

To a Mountain Daisy JJjJ

To Mary in Heaven

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